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Margarita Sierra ...
 Cha Cha O'Brien 52 episodes, 1960-1962
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 Sandy Winfield II / ... 47 episodes, 1960-1962
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 Lt. Gene Plehn 31 episodes, 1961-1962
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 Lt. Snedigar 28 episodes, 1960-1961
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Ken, Dave and Sandy are three hip private detectives living on and working out of a houseboat in Miami, Florida. A yacht, belonging to socialite Daphne, is anchored next to their houseboat. While not pursuing criminals, they spend time at the Fontainebleau Hotel chasing Cha Cha who works as an entertainer in the Boom Boom Room. Written by J.E. McKillop <jmckillo@notes.cc.bellcore.com>

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3 October 1960 (USA)  »

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(74 episodes)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.33 : 1
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As one of Warner Bros.' formulaic detective series, not only was some of the scripts recycled from earlier series, but some of the stars were recycled as well. Van Williams was recycled from "Bourbon Street Beat" (1959) and Troy Donohue had come from ""Hawaiian Eye" (1959). See more »

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Surfside 6 trivia
5 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

This was a great series and I remember watching it as a teenager, along with the other detective series. According to the book Ultimate Sacrifice, by Lamar Waldron and Thom Hartmann, which details documents from many sources about the Kennedy Assination. This book asserts that the Mafia killed Kennedy and that there was a secret plot by the Kennedy's to eliminate Castro and put in place a government friendly to the US and this is why the government help cover up the assassination. They also report that the late Bobby Kennedy and Mafia Johnny Rosselli, reportedly meet on the houseboat that was the setting for this series in 1962. The houseboat would later become infamous as the place where Gianni Versce's murderer, Andrew Cunanan was captured.


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